Robert McNamara as a loving father — who couldn’t talk about Vietnam

That Craig McNamara has survived, and thrived, and given us this staggering book, is something of a miracle.

Ukrainian left urges support for Ukrainian resistance

But count on Washington to interpret the Russia-Ukraine War as an imperative of militant American globalism.

Craig McNamara reflects on being son of Vietnam War architect

“Because Our Fathers Lied: A Memoir of Truth and Family, from Vietnam to Today” reckons with the tolls of decisions and responsibility.

The US War in Vietnam: For High School Students

A film for high school students and teachers about the history of the Viet Nam War, composed of photographs from that war (45 min.).

Paul Krassner, Anarchist, Yippies Founder, Remembered

His circle included Abbie Hoffman and Jerry Rubin. Founder of the The Realist, he was called the “father of the underground press”.

“Nothing is Impossible” Finds It Impossible to Tell the Truth About Vietnam

Thoughts on “Nothing is Impossible: America’s Reconciliation with Vietnam” by Ted Osius, US ambassador to Vietnam, 2014-2017.

Toward an honest commemoration of the American War in Vietnam

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The Full Disclosure campaign is a Veterans For Peace effort to speak truth to power and keep alive the antiwar perspective on the American war in Viet Nam — with a series of 50th anniversary events now occurring. It represents a clear alternative to the Pentagon’s current efforts to sanitize and mythologize the Vietnam war and to thereby legitimize further unnecessary and destructive wars.

50 Years of GI Resistance, In and Out of Uniform

2019 is the year that we acknowledge and honor the courage, sacrifice, and moral strength of those who resisted.

Original Podcasts

Produced by Courage to Resist in collaboration with the Vietnam Full Disclosure effort of Veterans For Peace.

On the Burns/Novick PBS Documentary

Critical responses to the 10-part PBS series by Ken Burns, The Vietnam War (2018)

Philip Jones Griffith's Viet Nam

Highly recommended photo exhibit available to local community arts centers, galleries and schools.

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“All wars are fought twice, the first time on the battlefield, the second time in memory.”

— Viet Thanh Nguyen, Nothing Ever Dies: Vietnam and the Memory of War

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Paying The Price For Peace: The Story of S. Brian Willson

Paying The Price For Peace: The Story of S. Brian Willson

Paying the Price… Vietnam Veteran S. Brian Willson paid the price for peace by nearly being killed by a military train during a non-violent protest. Since then, he has not stopped calling attention to the US government’s defiance of international law through waging...

Veterans for Peace Statement Opposing US Bombing of Iraq and Syria

Veterans for Peace Statement Opposing US Bombing of Iraq and Syria

Veterans know from first hand experience that you cannot bomb your way to peace. More bombing will ultimately mean more division, bloodshed, recruitment for extremist organizations, and a continual cycle of violent intervention. Veterans for Peace September 23, 2014 -...

Memorial Day 2019

Memorial Day 2019

PLEASE WRITE A LETTER TO THE VIETNAM VETERANS MEMORIAL (THE WALL)   When then-president Barack Obama announced his government was willing to spend $63 million on a series of commemorations of the American War in Viet Nam stretching over a decade, we in Veterans...

Second Volume of “Letters to the Wall” Now Available

Second Volume of “Letters to the Wall” Now Available

Order via lulu.com The second volume has been put to print and will soon be available through Amazon, Barnes and Noble, etc.  We have added a few new touches for this collection of letters delivered to The Wall in 2017 and 2018 — for one, we have provided detailed...